Despite the Government’s efforts to end forest fires, the situation in several affected regions has not improved. The police conducted their investigations and have named over 170 suspects. Meanwhile, the Ministry of Environment and Forestry also conducted their investigations, but what they have done so far is not satisfying that the people demand more. On September 14, 2019, the Ministry held a press conference to announce the latest status of their investigation. They revealed that in addition to sealing over 40 concessions, the Ministry also sealed several concessions owned by companies funded by foreign investment from Singapore and Malaysia.
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